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. >> 100 years ago today rosa parks was born. she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a city bus in montgomery, alabama. an act of resistance that launch the modern-day civil rights movement. today, we spend the hour looking at her life. >> we have one of the most famous americans of the 20th- century treated like a children's book hero, not seen as being worthy of a substantive, scholarly treatment. that is what surprised me and continues to surprise me, the ways that we diminish her legacy by making it about a single day, a single act, as opposed to the rich and lifelong history of resistance that was actually who rosa parks was. >> we speak with historian jeanne theoharis, her new book, "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks." all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration has granted itself the right to launch a pre-emptive strike on foreign targets. cyber attacks would be carried out, should the what has been the necessary, to prevent an imminent and dangerous attack fr
weekend with top nonfiction books and authors. booktv.org. >> jeanne three yo harris recounts rosa parks' political activism. she argues she is often only remembered for her bus arrest in montgomery, alabama, but her involvement in the civil rights movement was far more extensive. this is about an hour, five. >> good evening. my name is georgette norman, director of troy university rosa parks' museum. on behalf of the chancellor, the faculty, student body, i welcome you to our campus. i want to ask you a question. very glad you're here. how are you politicized? how are you acculture ated? want you to think about that. as we honor rosa parks' 100% birthday, we have -- 100th birthday, we have the honor of having with us to start this whole celebration off dr. jeannie theoharis who asked that question of rosa parks. what was behind that no? that no heard round the world? those little two letters that opened the floodgates of all those divergent streams into that one vast ocean. at the time that no carried with it great risk. risk in terms of gender, class and race. the question is, what is
are you acculturated? i want you to think about that. as they honor rosa parks a hundred earth day, we have the honor of having with us dr. jeanne theoharis, who asked the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? that no heard round the world. consider two letters that open the floodgates of mother's day vergence dreams into that one vast ocean. at the time risk in terms of gender, class and race. the question is, what it behind that kind of courage? one makes one take those stands and more importantly, what is the price paid for having done so? .your jeanne theoharis and to some of those questions and she writes it in her new book, "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks" "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks" was born and spent about six weeks and moved to milwaukee, wisconsin where she was raised. as professor of political science at brooklyn college. she's also profounder of educators for civil liberty. she's the author of numerous books on the civil rights movement and politics of race in the united state. including this co-author of school of thought, students talk back to
".com. >> jeanne theoharis recounts the life of rosa parks. she is most remembered for her bus arrest in montgomery, alabama. her involvement was far more extensive. this is about an hour and five minutes. >> good evening. on behalf of the chancellor and faculty, i welcome you to our campus. how are we culture he? on rosa parks 101st day, her birthday, the author explores the question of rosa parks. what was behind that? those that know her. .. what is the price paid for having done something? dr. jeanne theoharis answers some of those questions and she writes it in her new book "the rebellious life of mrs. rosa parks". jeanne theoharis was born in staten island six weeks ago and her family moved to milwaukee, wisconsin, where she was raised. she held the first chair in woman's studies and as professor of science at boca raton college, she is also co-founder of educators for civil liberty. she is the author of numerous books on the civil-rights movement and the politics of race in the united states including as co-author of schools suck:students talk back to the segregated nation and its failures o
>>> coming up, david tereshchuk on the lilongctivm of rosa parks, who would have been 100 years old next week. >>> also, judy valente reports on the city long known for its religious conservatism that spent all last year fostering interfaith understanding. >>> and sufi whirling dervishes at washington's smithsonian institution. >>> welcome. >>> welcome. i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. a dramatic developme this week the catholic church's sex abuse crisis. prominent retired cardinal roger mahony was stripped of his public and administrative church duties in los angeles amid widespread criticism of how he covered up allegations of child sex abuse by priests. l.a.'s current archbishop jose gomez took the unprecedented step as the archdiocese began releasing internal documents which revealed the extent to which mahony worked to protect the church from the abuse scandal. gomez said the behavr described in the files was "sad and evil." mahony has issued several apologies for his actions. advocates for sex abuse victims called this a largely symbolic move. but church exper
in the very same room. today we can thank rosa parks for making it happen. just take a look at this live picture as we speak, a dedication ceremony is getting under way in the u.s. capitol. it's for a statue honoring the won who refused to give up her seat on a city bus in alabama circa 1955. the nation's first african-american president is due to speak in about 40 minutes and you're going to hear from him live right here on cnn and you can follow the ceremony start to finish on cnn.com. all the dignitaries filing into the capitaocapitol. by the werek it will be a houseful with congressional leaders who will join the president. this is a big deal too. while there are many statues in the capitol there are almost none that are a congressional effort so to speak. many private funds feature statues. this is something congress has done for one of the most important women in american history. >>> but we're going to start with multitudes staying good-bye to a pope. he gives up and resigns the leadership of the roman catholic church. this last hurrah of the benedict, it comes -- benedict xvi com
started the broadcast, the civil rights struggle in this country. rosa parks became a huge figure in her own modest way when she took her seat on a montgomery, alabama bus in 1955. she couldn't know then that over a half century later her statue would be unveiled in the u.s. capitol. nbc's kelly o'donnell was there. >> ladies and gentlemen, the statue of rosa parks. >> reporter: history lived and history made. >> rosa parks' singular act of disobedience launched a movement. >> reporter: until today, until rosa parks, no african-american woman has ever been honored in this way. a statue among the nation's war heroes and presidents. >> ms. parks, alone in that seat, clutching her purse, staring out a window. waiting to be arrested. >> reporter: montgomery, alabama, 1955. on a segregated bus, parks took a stand, determined that she would remain seated, refusing the driver's order to make way for a white customer. her cause helped change the course of a long civil rights struggle. a legacy richly documented and carried on by a friend who was there. >> i admired this woman. i loved her. becau
they were basically on vacation. >> host: rosa parks civil rights leader and activist will be commemorated in a statue unveiled today in the capital. here now to tell us more about the sculpture and processes eugene dog. >> good morning, thank you. >> host: tell us how you were selected to create this piece the sculpture of rosa parks? >> guest: i'm sorry repeat that. >> host: how were you when your firm selected to create the sculpture? >> guest: it was decided by the nea and it was a national competition and i believe there were over 150 entries and then it was narrowed down to five finalists. those five finalists competed and that is how we ended up getting it. >> this will be in statuary hall in the capitol building. i am learning from the l.a. times the first full-size statue of an african-american in the capital collection in more than 180 statues. what did it mean to you to create a? >> first of all it's the first african-american woman in statuary hall in the resident capital and century hall and i think is one other in the capital. but it is a tremendous honor and privilege to hav
at the unveiling of a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks, the first of an african-american woman to stand in the capitol statuary hall. parks became an icon in 1955 after refusing to vacate her seat to a white passenger on a bus in montgomery, alabama. that act of defiance resulted in her arrest and a bus boycott led by a pastor named martin luther king. not far from the capital the supreme court is hearing arguments on a key provision on whether the 1965 voting acts law has outlived its productivity it is considered one of the most effective and powerful civil rights statutes in american history. in the high court bulls eye is section five which requires nine states with a history of discrimination to clear any proposed change in voting rules with the federal government. it also partially covers districts in seven other states. the act was reauthorized in 2006. democrats from the hill held a news conference late this morning on the steps of the court to call for section five to be upheld. >> we still need section five and that is why we're here today standing up for the voting rights of
declares the house next to the the statue of rosa parks is being unveiled. house speaker john boehner among the speakers. it's been under way for a few minutes. live coverage here on c-span. [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, the assistant democratic leader of the united states house of representatives, the honorable james clyburn. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. mr. president, speaker boehner, leader pelosi, leaders reid and mcconnell, friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, this is a good time and a great place to honor the most honorable woman. this year marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the emancipation proclamation which jump-started a march to freedom for many who while in servitude built this great edifice. this year is also the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. our quest for human dignity. rosa parks, the first lady of civil rights, the mother of the movement, the saint of an endless struggle, however one wishes to refer to her, this statue, forever ordains rosa parks as an icon of our nation's struggles to live out its declaration that we are all c
dedicated stature statue of rosa parks in the u.s. capital. the first african-american to be honored that way. congress authorized the statue in 2005 shortly after she died. we will show you that ceremony in a few moments after a short talk with the statue sculptor. >> host: rosa parks civil rights leader and activist will be commemorated in a statute that will be unveiled today in the capital. here now to tell us more about the sculpture in the process is eugene delp. good morning and thanks for talking to us. tell us how you are selected to create this piece. the sculpture of rosa parks. >> i'm sorry ,-com,-com ma repeat that. >> host: how were your firm selected to create the structure? >> guest: it was decided by the nah or the nea, i'm sorry and it was a national competition. i believe there were over 150 entries and then it was narrowed down to five finalists. those five finalists competed and that is how we ended up getting it. >> host: this will be in statuary hall in the capitol building paradigm reading from the l.a. times and it says the first full-size statue of an africa
reaction from mothers with children serving overseas. plus -- a well known santa rosa doctor arrested. after police say was making plans to have sex with a 13-year-old girl. >> a man killed during a shootout on humboldt street in vallejo. has now been identified as 22-year-old oscar garcia >> i of children, i directed my family and the back of >> i of children, i directed my family and the back of the housthere is no mass-produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort... individualized. at the ultimate sleep number event, queen mattresses start at just $599. and save 50% on our innovative limited edition bed. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was record
at temperatures warmer than yesterday but for santa rosa where we are the same. all right, no fumbling of the forecast this morning, with temperatures around 38 in santa rosa, 39 in napa and everyone else is in the 40's until oakland and san francisco, and fremont in the 50's and look at half moon bay, 63 degrees. that is warmer than the average high for this time of year. as we head south to the monterey bay we will have temperatures there also in the 40's and 50's. now, today, we are going to dip down to 39 inland, mid-40's to 50 around the bay and the coast and we will all be in the 60's by noon and up to 70's this afternoon and a nice evening, too, in the lower to upper 50's. tomorrow is one of the warmest days mid-60's to low 70's and a cooling will take us down into the mid-50's to upper 50's at coast and mid-60's for the rest of us. >> good morning, everyone. everything is looking good just one problem spot near antioch westbound for the ramp to northbound 160 on the approach to the antioch bridge, a big rig lost the road. c.h.p. is trying to get whatever that is that is lost, b
tomorrow. and they spoke briefly at the unveiling of the rosa parks statue here on capitol hill wednesday, but if the faces of the president and house speaker john boehner during a conversation are any indication, compromise is not in their sights. now, new numbers out from the congressional budget office at the nonpartisan group show under the plan the white house supports, the deficit would actually increase for the first two years before it starts shrinking. anne-marie? >> susan, before you go a quick question. if and when these cuts go into effect, is there any way back? >> certainly they're not permanent. they can cut it today by passing legislation. they can draft legislation to reverse the cuts, restore the funding all or in part. >> susan mcginnis in washington, thank you. >>> well as early as today the senate judiciary commission may vote on four separate gun measures including a ban on assault weapons. yesterday the commission heard emotional testimony from a father of one of the victims of the connecticut school shooting. bigad shaban reports. >> reporte
pulling away from the coast. we still have the fog to contend with mostly up 101 from novato santa rosa. temperatures right now are in the mid 30's, so, black ice is not a concern but something to watch the next hour to hour and a half as we have not reached our lows just quite yet. inland we can be around 32 for lows to 35. sunshine this afternoon and up to 66 and a calm evening at 46 to 54. you need a coat. >> we have a sig-alert southbound 680, traffic is backing and you can see by the app there is a sig-alert, three lanes blocked, one lane is getting by. i want to show you a picture posted by a wave spotter with the traffic and a big rig here and lots of bumper-to-bumper traffic and that is happening here. elsewhere, in san francisco, we have another severe accident and that is at 101 and 280 in san francisco and that is also a problem with emergency crews on the scene and in san jose, 280 at 680101 first reports of an accident, two lips -- lanes there, left lanes blocked. >> santa clara residents are back at home after the bomb squad found explosives in a neighbor's house. he is be
area we talked about yesterday still has fog, santa rosa at half mile visibility. and temperatures in some area, there could be records, concord at 71 and napa at 70. more 60's closer to the coast but that is warmer-than-average, too. now, extended through the holiday weekend, tomorrow, a lot like day, maybe one or two more clouds and temperatures cool on sunday and in the 50's on the coast and mid-60's for the rest of us and mid-60's on the coast for monday. but dry all three days. sue? >> happy friday. we are checking back, now, in hair, the off-ramp from southbound area is slowing through hayward through 880. and an accident car hit a center decide and flipped to the left lane and c.h.p. is on the scene with possible slowing. solo spinout on skyline boulevard southbound is still in the lanes. good news for westbound 4, the ramp to north 680, approaching the antioch bridge has been cleared of the big rig and debris. >> it is 6:11. new this morning, the palo alto unified school district is getting $20 million to renovate a school and it is coming from an anonymous donor. the donat
to not be blasted by cold weather or fog. there is a little bit up around santa rosa but that is it. big story today, compared to average our temperatures are going to be three to eight degrees warmer than average as we hit the mid-60's to low 70's. here is the visibility in santa rosa, 1.75 miley mile. it is not dangerous. we are clear, though, and 39 inland, and in the mid-40's to near 50 from the bay to the coast through 7:00 and a quick warming today, a great afternoon, if you kickoff early and get the tennis or golf in, low-to-mid 60's, listened at noon and the upper 60's to 70's by 4:00 and a there evening. tonight will be a nice evening, maybe celebrate valentine's day a day later like me and the wife. our warmest day, temperatures tomorrow in the mid-60's and the coast and low 70's, and we will drop into the mid 60's by sunday and low 60's away from the coast by monday. have a good day. >> nice commute on 80 westbound beyond university avenue to emeryville. early road work is all clear with headlights but it is moving the scene limit and looking good. here is what it looks like funneled into
is thicker in the north. santa rosa and novato and all of 101 half mile visibility so be careful. a few clouds near the coast but half moon bay visibility is seven. further to the south it could be lower but everyone else is starting off with a clear sky this morning. temperature running from 35 inland to the low 40's and the bay and the coast and notice how quickly we get to the upper 50's to 60 for lunch time and hang on the low-to-mid 50's through the afternoon with total sunshine. the only drawback if you are at the beach, it will be breezy. we will see all stars during 7:00 hours with temperatures in the low-to-mid 50's. we will be near 70's in many areas on thursday and friday. sue has the commute update. >> good morning, everyone. back, now, to the daly city area southbound 280, an accident is blocking the left lane of traffic there as you make your way southbound. 880, there was an accident partly blocking the off ranch but not too much slowing at this hour. there is road work southbound 101 moving beyond the ramp there, there is road work in the lanes until 6:00 this morning. a
:00 observations, less than quarter mile in novato and 1.5 mime in santa rosa. be careful around novato and neighbors north and south to san rafael and petaluma, the 101 corridor will be foggy during the commute. everyone else is okay, clear and temperatures running in the mid-30's inland and low 40's for the rest of us through 7:00. toward noon, you need the sunglasses for lunch in the mid-to-upper 50's and comfortable temperatures in the afternoon hours and dropping to clear sky in the low-to-mid 50's by 7:00. stretching the forecast into the weekend, you can see tomorrow for valentine's day it will be sunny, mid-to-upper 60's and the warmth system possibly up to 70 on sunday, and low 60's on saturday at the coast and upper 60's for the rest of us and finally a chance of showers in the forecast coming up in a few minutes with the accweather seven-day outlook. sue? >> back to a new location for southbound 680 accident being reported that on on the app showing three lanes are blocked. you can see the road looks as if it is not backed up. that is southbound 680. and will also, another ac
. with a dense fog your only seen three tenths of a mile in santa rosa, nothing in nevado. for miles around as f o. i checked with the faa and we do not have any flight delays to talk about for now but that could certainly be a possibility. keep that in mind if you're picking someone up from the airport. it is cold out there, we are below the freezing mark and santa rosa. 42 hayward, 33 livermore. into the afternoon, 60s to go round. temperatures spot on compared to yesterday. temperatures are around average of redwood city 64, 63 santa clara. it will be a nice day in the east bay. 64 fairfield in concord, 62 pleasanton. downtown san francisco 64, its 62 nevado. 7 day around the bay forecast highlights or whether in the warming trend really picks up as we head into valentine's day. it will be the perfect weather to be outdoors potentially for a picnic. friday temperatures are still flirting with the 70 degree mark. saturday and sunday temperatures of little bit cooler. rain in the forecast is right around next tuesday. >> we are not currently tracking any hot spots. bay bridge is not such a bad
. and 62 degrees in santa rosa. now looks like as we head throughout the afternoon plenty of sunshine all the way to the coastline. mostly clear tonight with those offshore winds. and it looks like it's going to be a dry weekend but probably not quite as warm especially into sunday. that's when we are likely going to see a sea breeze pick up once again and temperatures will drop off. temperatures in the low to mid- 60s this time of year. nine degrees above average in san francisco and about 69, 73 in san jose and about 70 in santa rosa so you get the idea working on a great day ahead. this is probably the peak of the heat as the high pressure is overhead. that's when these temperatures start to warm up. it will be a very nice day today and a mild weekend indeed. warm temperatures all around the bay area. even out at the coastline. today looking very nice outside. the temperatures expected to pop up as high as 37 degrees in san jose. about 68 in half moon bay. 70 in hayward. east bay temperatures looking very nice, as well. let's plan on 69 in live
for one act and i think part of that celebration puts it all in the past, right, when the actual rosa parks keeps working on racial and social justice issues all the way up to the end of her life. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the man picked to lead the central intelligence agency was called today to defend his positions in the war on terror. john brennan's senate confirmation hearing revolved around several hotly debated policies. "newshour" congressional correspondent kwame holman has our report. >> reporter: even before the hearing got tru
of around the bay. santa rosa is under the yellow where we could see the seventies. >> 2:00 p.m. upper 60s for most of us. that includes the east bay east shore line, and the mid peninsula. the south bay spots, los gatos, morgan hill will see seventies. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight sixties and fifties for most of us. >> to the afternoon highs it will be a fantastic day. >> 74 sunny bell campbell los gatos 69 expected in milpitas. sunshine and blue skies. 71 in fairfield. 67 for vallejo a degree warmer in walnut creek. >> mild weather for the city. 74 santa rosa. 69 in oakland. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights big changes. we will continue to be warm for the next couple of days. a cold front will drop down from north to south by tuesday in to wednesday. >> that will bring light rain. potentially a half inch. the cold air will settle into the bay area. bringing temperatures down. >> more cloud cover by the middle of next week. we had significant changes in your forecast over the next seven days. >> in the traffic center no hot spots. we do have a fog advisory in effect for you
, to statuary hall in the u.s. capitol building. a statue of rosa parks unveiled today. here are the president's remarks. >> distinguished guests who are gathered here today. this morning we celebrate a seamstress, slight in stature, but mighty in courage. she defied the odds and she defied injustice. she lived a live of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment, with the simplest of gestures, she helped change america and changed the world. rosa parks held no elect office. she poe test -- possessed no fortune. she lived her life far from the formal seats of power. and yet today she takes her rightful place among those who have shaped this nation's course. i thank all those persons in particular, the members of the congressional black caucus both past and present, for making this moment possible. [applause] a childhood friend once said about miss parks, nobody ever bossed rosa around and got away with it. that's what an alabama driver learned on december 1st, 1955. 12 years earlier he had kicked mrs. parks off his bus simply because she entered through the front doo
camera's shaking around. we are at 0 visibility for nevado, three tenths of a mile for santa rosa and napa up. and earlier this morning we saw some bids at fog all around as at all. that is no longer the case. visibility is as zero driving our mt. view at three tenths of a mile. allow yourself extra time on the roads and but temperatures will stay on. yesterday we had below the freezing mark, i do not think it will be the case today. highlight some of the cooler spot for you, santa rosa 43, 41 hayward, 47 san francisco. palin the numbers of the course of today you could see on future cast four. chances are your under the green indicating 60s. there are some seventies santa rosa. 2:00 p.m. we will see some 74 napa up, mid to upper 60s for just about everyone else. another gorgeous day ahead with temperatures above average. by 8:00 p.m. tonight, if you have valentine's day plans it will be mild with temperatures in the fifties and low 60s. after an highs in your neighborhood, today seven these are the norm. that is the case of the south bay, evergreen 70, cupertino and los gatos. pa
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to upper 60s. a few records to report, the numbers now shaded in red or orange, upper 60s and santa rosa, oakland, 71, and hayward, 69 degrees. >> no storms. the high clouds moving out of the bay area. even the fog, mostly clear skies. >> temperatures have been cooling off back down into the upper 40s in fairfield at 47 degrees, napa at 50, san francisco downtown, 59, and still lower 60s out toward mountain view and san jose. >> mostly clear skies. tomorrow, patch or 2 of fog, temperatures still on the warm side. the weekend will be dry, but temperatures will shape off a few degrees for saturday, especially by sunday. >> first thing friday morning, definitely bundle up. we're still talking about 30s for santa rosa and napa, san jose 46. >> and as a result of sinking air, that's warming air, that's why we warmed up, going to stick around for tomorrow. not much change for friday. that'll translate for temperatures to 70 around the coast. low to mid 60s into the weekend. now as a result, temperatures do come down for saturday and sunday, and then by next week, bringing in some shower chance
to a close, president obama helped unveil a statue of rosa parks at the u.s. capitol. rosa parks was ordered by a bus driver to give up her seat to a white passenger in montgomery, alabama, she famously refused. president obama at the ceremony praised parks' act. >> like the passengers on the bus, we see the way things are, children hungry in a land of plenty. entire neighborhoods ravaged by violence. families hobbled by job loss or illness. rosa parks tells us there's always something that we can do. >> that statue of parks is the first of any african-american woman to go on display at the capitol. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is not taking his snub next month as a sign of waning support. christie seemed unconcerned about his standing with cpac leaders. >> i didn't know that i hadn't been invited to cpac until two days ago when i saw it in the news. so, yeah, pa apparently, i haven't been invited. i wish them the best. they don't want to invite me, it's their call. it's their organization and it's their business. it's not like i'm lacking for invitations to speak here and there. i
will release a stamp offering rosa parks unveiled in detroit. today would be her 100th birthday. she was arrested in 1955 after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in alabama which was a symbol of the civil rights movement. >> mcdonald's is introducing the first new happy meal in a decade, and there is something fishy about it. the biggest burger change is rolling out fish mcbites, cod you can order for your kids or yourself in three sizes, like chicken nuggets but with fish, and is available through march but mcdonald's could bring them back if they prove popular. mcdonald's said kids like to dunk in sauces so mcbikes you -- mcbites you can do that. >> do i need to reel you in? >> you do. now a look outside to show you what is going on. 5:15 this morning, we are looking at the beautiful lights on the bay bridge this morning, as they test them out. you can see they are flowing like the wind they look so beautiful dancing there and you can see a lost cloud cover but it is a dry start. live doppler 7 hd shows the clouds out there and lot of low clouds but not much moistu
they are going to do that. it's amazing at the rosa parks statue unveiling. here you have republicans and democrats talking about rosa marks and fighting for the right to vote and just across the street you have the supreme security court hearing this case. many are fearful they are going to absolutely do that and we saw the voter suppression last year. the vra stopped voter i.d. taxes in texas. this is a huge issue that cannot be ignored. >> we saw the head of the naacp weighing in there outside of the courthouse. how is he responding to the case that some folks are making that it's a hold-over from the civil rights era and it's not necessary? >> here's the deal. look at last year. look at what happened when efforts were made to stop sunday voting, when you look at the changing of voting hours also in florida. all of those were efforts put in place by republican legislators after 2008. nobody can desicide that. and so, look, you can say we're not targeting any race but we know exactly what the purpose was. suzanne, one of the reasons why you saw significant black turnout in ohio and
." let's get to work. >> rosa parks would have turned 100 years old this month. we do well by placing a statue. >> the rosa parks statue is unveiled in the capitol as conservatives try to destroy her legacy in the supreme court. tonight congressman elijah cummings on justice antonin scalia's jaw-dropping charge about voting and racial entitlements. constitutional expert jonathan turley on today's epic hearing and what it means for the future of the voting rights act. >>> plus, congressman keith ellison of minnesota punches a schoolyard bully in the mouth. >> you are the worst excuse for a journalist i've ever seen. >> there is major movement on guns in the house, the senate, and in an illinois special election. and in a country where equal rights for gays are more popular than ever, are nfl teams trying to play the gay away? >> teams want to know whether or not manti te'o is gay. >> super bowl champion and equal rights advocate brendan ayanbadejo weighs in tonight. >> thanks for being with us. bed of rights in america is under attack, and the attack is coming from the highest court in
's ceremony unveiling a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks in the u.s. capitol. >> she lived a life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the nine justices of the u.s. supreme court pondered a central piece of civil rights legislation today. at issue: whether it's still needed, 48 years after it first became law. >> we are not there yet! >> brown: georgia congressman and civil rights leader john lewis was one of many who rallied outside the court this morning for the voting rights act. they were there on a day the justices heard a challenge to a key section of the law: it requires states with a hist
about because perhaps you are thinking about barbecuing. 62 for berkeley, 63 oakland, low 60s santa rosa, 63nevado. down in to the south bay 63, 63 morgan hill and 63 this afternoon for santa cruz can. your extended forecast here will start out tomorrow morning the clouds again. temperatures right around the same as what we are expecting for today. more sun expected by sunday afternoon though. a as we get into monday temperatures will warm slightly and then a cooldown tuesday, wednesday and the next chance of rain looks like it may hit us thursday into friday. going to be out and about playing today i will have your lunchtime numbers coming up. >> five-days later a 5-year- old boy is still being held hostage by a gunman in alabama. how police are talking with that suspect and what we have learned about that man. >> and hundreds of people losing their jobs after one of the oldest campbell soup plants in america starts shutting down. >> first let's take you outside. there is a foggy start over on the golden gate bridge but you see traffic moving along smoothly this morning. no major pro
unveiled a statue of civil rights pioneer rosa parks, the first black woman so honored in statuary hall. she is seated, a tribute to her refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white man as the law then required. terrell anderson is a fourth cousin of rosa parks, and this is a moment he will never forget. but there's also an unsung hero in this story and michelle miller caught up with her. >> reporter: claudette colvin was just 15 when she refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus in montgomery, alabama. it was nine months before rosa parks' act of defiance in 1955. the bus driver yelled back to you. >> she said, y'alls give me those seats. so three of the girls got up and moved but i remained seated. >> reporter: colvin says she drew her strength from african- american abolitionists she had learned about in school. >> it felt like harriet tubman was pushing me down on one shoulder and sojourner truth was pushing me down with the other. they put me in a patrol car. >> reporter: colvin's arrest and conviction caught the attention of community
of warmer weather; the life of pianist van cliburn and honoring civil rights pioneer rosa parks. but first, with the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: housing is heating up and it's taking wall street with it. the national association of realtors reported today that january contracts for home sales hit the highest level in more than two years. the stock market reacted with a sharp rally. the dow jones industrial average gained 175 points to close at 14,075. it's up nearly 300 points in two days. the nasdaq rose 32 points today to close at 3,162. the latest nuclear negotiations with iran ended today with talk of concessions by the west and an upbeat appraisal from tehran. margaret warner has our report. >> warner: the two days of talks, in almaty, kazakhstan, ended with no breakthrough only an agreement for more talks in march and april. but there was something new: the u.s. and five negotiating partners reportedly offered to ease some economic sanctions. iran's principal negotiator, saeed jalili, called it a turning point. >> ( translated ): some of the issues
rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is live now in walnut creek where she went looking for couples out celebrating tonight. amber. >> reporter: julie we're at 1515 restaurant and lounge. this special valentine menu will be served through the weekend and this restaurant will be staying open later tonight. the kitchen staff is cooking up meals at $65 a person. reservations sold out last week. the manager s
and gambling. >>> police in santa rosa and roner park are comparing notes after back to back robberies. as you can see in these surveillance photos the suspect appears to be the same individual. he is described as latino with a goatee and a stocky build. he also match it is transcription from a robbery at a chase bank in santa rosa two weeks ago. >>> in danville today, police arrested a man in suspicion of burglarizing a home in his own neighborhood. he faces several charges. one neighbor said one home was burglarized more than once. the suspect is being held tonight at the martinez detention facility. >>> on this valentine's day we found evidence that romance can be good for business and in some cases very good for business. amber lee is live now in walnut creek where she went looking for couples out celebrating tonight. amber. >> reporter: julie we're at 1515 restaurant and lounge. this special valentine menu will be served through the weekend and this restaurant will be staying open later tonight. the kitchen staff is cooking up meals at $65 a person. reservations sold out last week. the m
at santa rosa. 53 napa and 50 los gatos. sunny and mild conditions again tomorrow afternoon and the warming will peak on friday after the temperatures start to taper off a little bit. satellite image over the last 12 hours shows the movement of all of the clouds associated with an advancing frontal system pushing into the pacific northwest. warm air ahead of the frontal system and we are sealing the effects at the moment. also seeing clouds move in. forecast animation at 11:00 tonight. during the overnight we will not see rainfall. tomorrow mainly sunny skies and warm again. before about becomes mild tomorrow it becomes cool tonight. low temperatures will drop into the mid 40s. right around the bay shoreline. mid 40s also on the coast. san francisco a low of 47. that will be the mildest reading. and up into north bay valleys, santa rosa and nap about will see lows 39 degrees. 38 fairfield. 39 at livermore. then tomorrow. sunny in the afternoon. milder. than today. in the south bay look for highs of 69 san jose. 72 santa cruz. and several locations will break the 70-degree mark. on the penin
when john kerry sponsored a bill to honor the civil rights activist rosa parks with a statue in the u.s. capitol. it took eight years from the bill being introduced, but today president obama finally unveiled that statue, making rosa parks the first african-american woman to receive this kind of permanent honor in statuary hall in the capitol. in the house, the effort to recognize rosa parks for refusing to give up her seat on a bus for inspiring the montgomery bus boycott, for helping to ignite the civil rights movement, in the house, the rosa parks bill that came to fruition today was sponsored by congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois. mr. jackson, like mr. kerry, was not around to see the unveiling of the rosa parks statue, and that's because jesse jackson jr. resign his seat in congress amid first health worries and financial worries and ultimately last week plead guilty to misappropriating campaign funds for personal use. because jesse jackson resigned his seat, in a matter of weeks somebody new is going to be there to replace him. late last night we found out who that person
communities. >> mild conditions. >> 70 for fairfield and napa and santa rosa. >> 69 and sunnyvale. >> 66 in hayward. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights warm conditions above average as we transition into the weekend. temperatures will start to cool and a cold front coming from the gulf of alaska will bring peace and rain to the bay area beginning on monday night. >> we will continue to monitor the timing of that. will have more information in my next report. >> looking at traffic you can see lane closures at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. typical overnight road work and to slow down. the majority of the traffic coming from the east shore freeway. >> the san mateo drive 13 to 12 minutes. >> the golden gate bridge, southbound 101 no delays coming out the north bay. >> we have overnight news for you. a stolen car spotted by san francisco police crashed after the driver fled from officers. >> police located the car around market at eighth street or on the nine last night and follow it into the tenderloin neighborhood. >> when more police cars arrive in the ca
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